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Address: 49311 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9748
Phone Number:
+1 888-994-6743
07:30 - 17:00
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Sun 07:30 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Welcome to Royal Gorge Anglers, the oldest flyshop & fly fishing guide...

Welcome to Royal Gorge Anglers, the oldest flyshop & fly fishing guide service on the Arkansas River. Fly Fishing in Colorado is Royal Gorge Anglers' expertise. Our flyshop carries nothing but the finest fly fishing and outdoor industry brands including: Orvis, Patagonia, Simms, Rio Products, Costa Del Mar, Sage Fly Rods, Scott Fly Rods, Umpqua Feather Merchants, Hatch Reels, Yeti Coolers and much more.

In addition, Royal Gorge Anglers is the premier Orvis Endorsed Outfitter of Southern Colorado. Guided fly fishing on the Arkansas river is our specialty; as well as fly fishing adventures to regional high mountain lakes, local streams, the reservoirs of South Park, and the world famous tailwaters of the South Platte drainage. Ready to experience the longest Gold Medal River in Colorado and top ten longest in North America? Book a guided fly fishing trip on the Arkansas River today!

Ready for a fly fishing adventure outside the lower 48? Royal Gorge Anglers has been hosting international fly fishing travel for anglers for over 20 years. Let our destination fly fishing travel experts show you the ropes, and get you squared away with any gear you might need for your next big adventure!

Royal Gorge Anglers is your one stop resource for everything Fly Fishing.....so, enjoy your time on our website, and remember we are always available to assist you. Welcome to the World's Local Flyshop!

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Great Fly Shop, Great People and Great Guides

We arrived in Canon City to fly fish in the area. Our first stop was Royal Gorge Anglers fly shop. What a great move! Taylor and his father Bill were in the shop and we... read more

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Kathmandu, Nepal
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Canon City to fly fish in the area. Our first stop was Royal Gorge Anglers fly shop. What a great move! Taylor and his father Bill were in the shop and we immediately hit it off. Really nice people! They were very knowledgeable and helpful. Great Fly Shop too! Anyway we booked a trip with one of... More 

Thank calfx
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10 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My son and I recently fished with Taylor from Royal Gorge Anglers and had an amazing day on the water. I've fished with them in Colorado and have booked numerous trips to Mexico, Bahamas, Patagonia, etc. through their Cross,Current Travel company. Taylor, his dad Bill and all the guide staff are consistently excellent. Their knowledge of the fisheries, conditions and... More 

Thank Monte B
Glenview, Illinois
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

from ages 9 1/2 to 66 we all enjoyed our varied fly-fishing trips. 2 days of bliss in 2 very different kinds of rivers and castings. all enjoyed. a memory forever!!

Thank cjettr
West Yellowstone, Montana
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6 reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2016

If you want to fish the Arkansas River this is the place to go. Taylor and Bill know the river and are willing to share this information. You can take either a fishing float or walk/wade with them and they will do thier best to put you on fish. A great experience! Great with novice to pro fly fisherpersons. If... More 

Thank heepdrojo
Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Fished the Arkansas with a friend and Taylor as our guide. So worth it!! Taylor is so knowledgeable about his home river. Taylor is professional, kind and can get you on fish. Thanks for the great day!!! NJH

Thank Nyla H
Canon city
1 review
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I've shopped all over the state for good flys and knowledgable staff. I found it with royal gorge anglers. Taylor always points me in the right direction to what fish are eating. He also talked me into buying a new Orvis rod and I couldn't be more happy. I recommend to all the clients I take rafting to stop by... More 

Thank Tbraddy123
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

I've been in the RGA shop a few times over the past year when fishing the Arkansas river . The guys in the shop are always willing to provide knowledge of the local waters and advice on catching fish ... The Prices on gear are always fair and they usually have good sales going on

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Reviewed 2 August 2014

Friendly and helpful people. Good selection of gear and flies. Very knowledgable, and very useful advice. Always up to date on what's happening on the river.

Thank Fisherman01Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Royal Gorge Anglers is my favorite fly shop. Very helpful and they always know the latest fishing conditions and the best flies to use. Their guides are great as well. I love this place! Sonny

Thank Sonny S
Gladstone, New Mexico
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

I have visited Royal Gorge Anglers a few times and the staff is extremely knowledgable, friendly, and experienced. They go beyond the call of duty to push the sport and stay on top of new and current trends, methods, and techniques. I also had to opportunity to attend their annual Spring Fling event. This was one of the greatest trips... More 

Thank matthmcc

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